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Medium-Duty Trucks

Medium-duty trucks make up an important portion of the vocational truck market and include trucks Class 6 through Class 8, or those that weigh 19,501- 33,000 pounds. These trucks are use for hauling, delivery, local service, and so much more.

Don’t Let Medium-Duty EVs Catch Your Fleet by Surprise

Adam Wilkum, director of e-Mobility for Roush CleanTech, discusses the importance of researching what will work best for your operation sooner rather than later.

Deep Dive on EV Data Shows Realities of Medium-Duty Fleet Electrification

The numbers can separate facts from fears as the first adopters of electric vehicles travel enough miles to produce accurate results.

Charging into Medium-Duty Electric Vehicles

As more electric trucks emerge, fleet managers need to improve their understanding of what it will take to procure, maintain, and charge them efficiently.

Zero-Emission Trucks: Poised for Growth

You might be surprised by the number of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks that have been deployed in the U.S., given the amount of media coverage given to them.

SMUD, Zeus, EAVX: A Triumphant Trifecta for Medium-Duty EVs

The utility and the two electric vehicle companies are making strides to create a blueprint for what could be the future of work trucks.

Most Read Medium-Duty Articles in 2021

Check out which medium-duty topics attracted the most readers this year.

Measuring Hours vs. Miles in Medium-Duty Truck Performance

To achieve the most accurate insight into the wear-and-tear on a vehicle, fleet managers need to review all performance measurements.

The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines

The medium-duty truck market is healthy, ready for continued growth, and currently impacted by several outside factors including emissions regulations and fleet needs.

8 Challenges Upfitting Light- & Medium-Duty Trucks

Correctly upfitting a work truck ensures it can accomplish the job it is required to do. It's important that fleet managers understand the challenges inherent in upfitting.

Solving Medium-Duty Upfitting Challenges

The number of available options, combined with getting exactly what is needed for your fleet, can be daunting at best. But, with some homework and research doing the upfitting job right can be easier than it appears.

Advancing Safety in Medium-Duty Truck Fleets

With accident rates relatively flat in medium-duty truck fleets, but repair costs rising slightly, fleet managers are continuing to look for ways to ultimately eliminate crashes and related liabilities and expenses.

Top Maintenance Best Practices for Medium-Duty Trucks

Keeping a work truck properly maintained is a key component in the effort to keep downtime to a minimum and costs low.

Medium-Duty Tires Go Fuel-Efficient

The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.

Mitsubishi HC Capital America Doubles Down on Medium-Duty Commitment

The finance company has reaffirmed its dedication to work trucks.

Medium-Duty Trucks

Blue Bird Goes Commercial

After 95 years of keeping our children safe in school buses, Blue Bird is bringing its vehicle and safety expertise to the medium-duty electric commercial vehicle market.

What's Up with Truck Fleet Safety?

Skyrocketing insurance rates. Nuclear verdicts. A driver shortage. All these factors and more mean driver and work truck safety issues are more important than ever.

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